Trains from Oxford to Reading

Oxford to Reading train information

Oxford Reading train map

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Arrival Reading, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 24 Miles

The journey from Oxford, situated in England and Reading, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

The duration to travel to Reading from Oxford can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes. There are 24 miles between both cities.

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Oxford to Reading train tickets

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Purchasing your train ticket beforehand is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. However, as you may see in the chart above, the price of train tickets Oxford to Reading tend to remain approximately the same and cost £9.

Best prices for Oxford to Reading trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Oxford and Reading by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Reading to Oxford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Oxford - Reading train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Oxford Reading train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Oxford to Reading cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Reading to Oxford, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Oxford to Reading train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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